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What's in a face? New research suggests there's a secret trove of information about some of our most intimate feelings packed into our pictures.

Stanford researchers built a ‘gaydar’ for photos — and it reveals something disturbing about facial recognition technology

Facial recognition technology may be able to guess more about us than we’re comfortable sharing.

Spray this invisible, edible coating on produce and it could last five times longer

Apeel Sciences makes an invisible coating from plant molecules that acts as an edible barrier to oxygen, pests, and water. Now it's expanding to more farms.
Over the last few years, researchers have published atomic structures of numerous complicated protein complexes. a. A protein complex that governs the circadian rhythm. b. A sensor of the type that reads pressure changes in the ear and allows us to hear. c. The Zika virus.

Here’s what the images that just won the Nobel prize in chemistry look like and why they’re so transformative

Cryo-electron microscopy makes biological molecules like proteins, DNA, and RNA visible in ways scientists previously thought was impossible.

These award-winning microscope photos reveal a bizarre universe just out of reach

To honor the beauty of microscopic photographs, the Nikon Small World contest awards the most impressive micrographs captured by scientists and hobbyists.
Jeremy Bentham's actual severed head, now on display at UCL.

An eccentric English philosopher’s decomposing severed head is on display at a top UK university

Jeremy Bentham made instructions in his for him to be dissected after death and be preserved as an 'auto-icon.'

There’s new evidence that life on Earth began with meteorites crashing into warm little ponds

Meteorites, which smacked into early Earth often, may have caused life to form in warm little ponds all over the planet.

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here’s why that’s such a big deal

Three researchers were awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine "for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm."

The evolutionary reason why dogs are more responsive to humans than cats

Business Insider spoke with John Bradshaw, anthrozoologist and author of "The Animals Among Us," about why dogs are far more responsive to humans than cats are. Bradshaw...